When I had my annual physical this past January, my doctor was very impressed with my blood work results. My thyroid functions were normal along with my cholesterol and blood sugar levels. My issues with pre-diabetes and high cholesterol were no longer a concern for me. In October 2016, I started taking herbal supplements.
Category: Health and Illnesses
As I reached the final day of fasting this past Sunday, I can reflect on the many things that I’ve learned. Getting closer to God. This is the main reason for fasting. It is always nice to get better acquainted with my Lord and Savior through His Word and through prayer. I don’t need caffeine. Sure,
This will be my last post for the year as well as the 100th blog post. I wanted to update you on my progress. I saw my dietician for my final appointment. My diet is fine; however, he suggested that I get a fitness band to track my activity. My struggle this month
On Tuesday and Thursday, I met with my new personal trainer. We both felt that everything went well. My previous trainer referred me. I didn’t have any issues with her. She gave me the start that I need on this journey to achieving my goals. I have 6 more sessions with her. It’s hard work right now, but it
This past Monday, I worked out at 6:30am again, and I met with a dietician after work. I completed a health questionnaire prior to my appointment. It was confirmed that I lost 5 lbs. in the past month. I have 33 percent body fat, which puts me at a moderate health risk. Anything over 35 percent
Last month after having my yearly physical, I found out that I am pre-diabetic. That means that I am at risk for getting diabetes in the next 2 years. I do have a family history of it, and I also gained 11 pounds this past year. It’s time for a change! I took my first
Potato chips are delicious, but they’re called “junk food” for a reason. A bag of potato chips adds significant calories, salt, fat and carbohydrate to your diet without contributing necessary protein, fiber, vitamins or minerals. For the same calorie intake as a bag of potato chips, there are alternative healthier snacks that provide better nutrition.
Now you have skin and face problems, now you don’t. Eggs, yeast, fish, beans, and milk form some of the ingredients of vitamin b, and therefore by default the ingredients of the finest vitamin B face serums. Vitamin C, on the other hand, is the strong antioxidant found in such fruits as mangoes, pineapples, lemons,
Winter can bring about a whole host of problems and obstacles when it comes to staying healthy. It is, of course, cold and flu season. Winter also brings about a lot of holidays and holiday parties, which can throw a wrench into any healthy eating regimen. Add alcohol at those gatherings, the stress of being